Garygene R. Scalf, age 70 of Marengo, Iowa, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, in Iowa City. A memorial gathering for his friends and family will be held at a later date. Kloster Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Garygene is survived by his father Eugene Scalf of Prescott, AZ, two brothers, Dennis of Stigler, OK, and Randy of the Philippines; four sisters, Sharronne Vincent and Kandyce Scalf, both of Deer Island, OR, Kathleen Lyons (Stan) of Brentwood, CA, and Tami Worley of Beaverton, OR. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Garygene Rudolf Scalf was born October 4, 1943 in Hermiston, OR, the son of Eugene Vincent Scalf and Ruth Hienley Scalf. He attended the Oregon schools. Garygene had been employed as a bus boy at a local restaurant, worked for the Amana Lumberyard, and at REC in Conroy. He enjoyed bowling, and traveling, and also liked to dance.